Melt Shop Process Engineer

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 2
Date Posted: May 29, 2019
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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Job Summary: The Melt Shop Process Engineer is a hands-on position that requires close collaboration with the EAF, LMF, and Caster Managers, Supervisors, and Operators, as well as other departmental and operations management. This position involves quality investigations, continuous improvement, data analysis, and product/process development.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrate and emphasize safe work practices and behaviors to all employees.
  2. Strive to identify opportunities to improve safety, quality, cost, organization, or efficiency.
  3. Maintain and verify department production process data.
  4. Report on a daily basis Day/WTD/MTD/YTD performance metrics.
  5. Develop and maintain automated data collection/analysis systems.
  6. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the production and maintenance workforce.
  7. Lead investigations related to missed chemistries, clogging, slab surface, customer claim, or other quality-related issues.
  8. Manage the scarfing and slab release processes.
  9. Provide technical/analytical support for all CAPEX/product development/improvement initiative trials.
  10. Oversee and coordinate the implementation of NPS system requirements.
  11. Lead root cause investigations utilizing continuous improvement/PDCA methodology and implement and complete related corrective actions (production process failure analysis).
  12. Review and update SOPs to meet safety/quality/cost goals.
  13. Conduct periodic quality/safety/SOP audits of all areas Scrap/EAF/LMF/Caster/Scarfing Yard.

 

Manager, Materials & Process Metallurgy

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: May 14, 2019
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 5
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Will monitor and coordinate all aspects of the Materials Department required to meet the quality and scheduled delivery of product, while constantly exploring and engaging in continuous improvement activities.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Direct, supervise and coordinate all technical and production activities associated with rod, wire and strip manufacture, including melting, casting, welding, rolling, slitting, drawing, annealing, heat treating.
  • Through supervisors and team leads, maintain production schedule to insure on-time deliveries and highlight capacity issues.
  • Instruct Process Engineering on priorities for ensuring effective engineering support on capacity, quality or cost concerns.
  • Work with Materials Process Engineering on process development for new products (alloys), continuous improvement and cost reductions.
  • Develop the department’s capabilities through modification or procurement of equipment, training of staff, or hiring of qualified personnel.
  • Responsible for establishing and tracking key business performance measures.
  • Involved in the development of new alloys and processes in conjunction with R&D as required.
  • Adhere to all company and human resource policies and procedures fostering a strong and dedicated work ethic resulting in continued productivity and quality improvements.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment continuing the 5S culture.
  • Evaluate performance, develop and motivate production personnel through annual reviews and regular feedback, coaching, and training as necessary to broaden worker skillsets and flexibility within the department.

Technology Manager

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 2
Date Posted: March 22, 2019
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 5
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The Technology Manager is responsible to provide metallurgical leadership and support related to the development, implantation, and continuous improvement of processes and products that safely and cost-effectively meet customer demands for quality, consistent, and on-time performance.

The Technology Manager will report directly to the General Manager and Director of Process Metallurgist and will also collaborate with members of the corporate technical and sales groups. The Technology Manager will coordinate activities with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure compliance with company, and customer quality procedures, and specifications. The Technology manager will interact directly with management and supervision in the premium melting and forge plants to develop and implement products, initiatives and solutions to meet customer demands. The Technology Manger will also interact with shop floor, supply chain, engineering and other members of the organization to collaborate on various projects and initiatives.

Senior R&D Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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Lead Research and Development activities to evaluate current and future manufacturing processes and materials and/or performance improvement projects for optimization.  Duties may also include leading the development of processes or new materials to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met.  Ensure that best practices are leveraged at all global facilities with respect to manufacturing processes. In addition, manage advanced level failure analyses for warranty claims and material failures. Manage materials evaluations laboratory.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Lead new process development and advanced technology process improvement efforts at all our global manufacturing and/or R&D facilities.

Provide project management and financial analysis for new processes and capital investments.

Actively manage product / process reviews and metallurgical analysis’ related to warranty claims/customer complaints.  Manage the execution of failure analyses.

Actively participate in product design reviews focused on Advanced Quality Planning, process FMEA’s, mistake proofing and other quality improvement methods.

Implement and manage “brainstorming session” protocols that will be used to conduct routine product reviews through audits of the related manufacturing processes.  Actively coordinate and execute sessions.

Aggressively seek new technologies for automating processes to include in-process inspections.

Perform and analyze the results of process simulation modeling software.

Manage the materials evaluation laboratory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

BS, MS, PhD Metallurgical or Materials Engineering.

Knowledge of green sand casting, investment casting, chemically bonded sand casting, metal forming technologies or elastomeric molding a plus.

Familiarity with statistical techniques using Mini Tab /SPC/Graphing.

Mastery of problem-solving techniques.

Proficient in the use of electronic systems and software

Senior Metallurgist R&D

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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  • Develop, verify, validate, and use physics-based and empirical models that simulate hot working, melting, solidification, fluid flow, atomization, heat transfer, and microstructure evolution in nickel-base superalloys, titanium alloys, and specialty steels.
  • Utilize process simulation to support manufacturing process improvements that result in better product quality and lower manufacturing costs.
  • Conduct testing and characterization in order to generate data necessary for model development, validation, or verification.
  • Communicate results to management, colleagues, and customers in the form of written reports and oral presentations.
  • Propose, defend and execute project concepts for new products, cost savings, quality improvement, and process innovation. Collaborate with technology and research colleagues across company.
  • Maintain industry expertise and current knowledge of developments in process modeling by experimentation, attending meetings and conferences conducted by trade associations, by reviewing trade literature and by periodic visit to customer or supplier base.
  • Enthusiastically tackle challenges and achieve results while dealing with ambiguity and change that accompanies working in a research environment.

 

 

 

Technical Sales Representative

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to customers regarding the application of company’s capabilities.  This position also assists the Director of Sales & Marketing in all job functions, which includes supervising the Sales Department in the Director’s absence.  Maintains good customer relations by providing prompt and effective service to customers at all times.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Develops steel ingot process, sales contract and inquiry review.

Responsible for managing the sales for other business units, as necessary.

Maintains an up-to-date understanding of applicable steelmaking processes.

Responsible for making credit decisions on customers.

Offers technical and operational expertise to customers.

Travel is required, typically 25% of the time to customers for sales calls or in response to technical service inquiries, as needed.

Assists sales staff in technical inquiries and scheduling.

Coordinates and oversees customers’ orders and deliveries.

Responsible for coordinating the investigation to conclusion and resolution of customer claims in conjunction with Metallurgy.

Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 2
Date Posted: October 23, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
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METALLURGIST

JOB SUMMARY:
Utilizing independent judgment, this position provides technical support to the Sales Department and customers for all phases of steel operations. Supports Operations and ensures good quality procedures are in place. Oversees trials of new materials and processes to ensure good quality practices are being utilized. Provides metallurgical support to management personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Works to improve process and product to meet customer requirements.
Provides technical support for all phases of steel operations including melting, teeming and annealing steel ingots.
Assists Operations in the Melting Department, as needed
Ensures that Operations follow established procedures and sound metallurgical practices.
Supports the investigation and disposition of non-conforming material.
Performs failure investigations on customer returns/claims.
Supports the Sales department by providing technical guidance and creation/revision of grades to meet customer needs.
Responsible for quality training for employees.

Research Engineer – Continuous Casting

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 2, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
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Years of Experience: 2
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Conducts research and development projects in the areas of process improvement and modeling pertaining to the continuous casting of steel slabs. Assists in the planning, execution and reporting of these projects. Responsible for analyzing and interpreting project results and recommending action

Principal Activities

Conducts specific tasks on assigned projects or complete projects of limited scope

Interprets data and makes recommendations to Operations or Commercial management with limited guidance from supervisor or team leader

Interacts with plant operating and technical services personnel on project or technical service activities (planning, execution and reporting)

Assists in the design, execution and reporting of product/process development or quality improvement trials

Prepares clear and concise written and oral reports as required. May present technical papers within and outside the company

Provides technical direction and supervision to research technicians and/or coop students working on assigned projects

 

 

Senior Metallurgical Engineer

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: September 4, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 2
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Looking for a corporate level, technological leader in metallurgy and materials science who is a hands-on, team player. The person will be expected to act as consultant and metallurgical expert to all divisions of the company, as necessary, responding to queries about materials, material acceptability, specifications, failure investigations, material performance improvements and material quality issues both internal and with our supplier base.  The successful applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in material development as the company expands its current product offering into new applications with structural and environmental challenges beyond their knowledgebase and capability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • New Product Development: Research and Development of performance enhancing materials and material heat treatments.
  • Design: Support engineers on materials selection and evaluation, testing, fabrication, heat treatment, and plating.
  • Manufacturing: Support the evaluation of material quality, obtain and maintain NADCAP heat treat accreditation where required, consult and assist with internal/external customer concerns regarding product quality, customer audits and approvals, materials and testing, failure analysis, destructive testing, procedures, evaluation of vendors for heat treating and plating
  • Metallurgical Analysis: Improve existing metallurgical laboratory and maintain a list of vendors that can provide services outside of the labs capabilities.
  • Heat Treat Department: Technically oversee and support a newly implemented heat treat department within the company.

 

Process Metallurgist

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: July 24, 2018
Expiry Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Years of Experience: 1
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Develop and improve manufacturing plans, processes and procedures.

Analyze rejects and non-conforming product to determine root cause and corrective actions.

Review claims and material specifications.

Customer technical service and support.

Review test plans and results for product acceptability.

Conduct experiments for cost, yield and quality improvements.

B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science. Primary steel processing and physical metallurgy of specialty steels and alloys